500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Suicide, 'Suicide'
500
441/500

441. Suicide, 'Suicide'

Red Star, 1977

These New York synth punks evoke everything from the Velvet Underground to rockabilly. Martin Rev's low-budget electronics are violent and hypnotic; Alan Vega screams as a rhythmic device. Late-night listening to "Frankie Teardrop," a 10-minute-plus tale of a multiple murder, is not recommended.

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